About Rochester National Karate

Since 1973, the National Karate Academy has been dedicated to helping men, women and children discover the benefits of martial arts training.

Physical strength, flexibility and weight control are developed through high repetition natural body exercises.

Mental confidence is achieved from time-tested & effective self-defense skill.

NK training teaches respect, self-discipline and perseverance.

NK’s black belt professional instructors are highly trained and dedicated to help all students achieve their life goals.

For information about our free trial program for new students, please click here.  

2711 Commerce Drive NW, Suite 600

Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 280-6546


Director: Mr. Bruce Nelson

Instructors: Mr. Helson Emmanuelli, Ms. Abby Hall, Ms. Jennifer Hall, Ms. Alina Hyder,  Mr. Chad King and Ms. Nadia Wood

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About Mr. Bruce Nelson

Mr. Bruce Nelson started martial arts training in 1980. He joined the National Karate team in 1986 under the direction of Mr. John Worley, Mr. Mark Schindler and Mr. Scott Masterton.

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